More than three years have passed since the investigation into the corruption in PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk began. The trial of the first two suspects in the case, namely Garuda Indonesia’s former president director Emirsyah Satar and Soetikno Soedarjo, continues. We are still waiting for the prosecutors to uncover everything in the proceedings. Two weeks ago, Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) ended its investigation and entered into a record-breaking Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with the global aerospace company Airbus SE. We all know that Airbus’ agreement with Garuda Indonesia is mentioned in the indictment. But we did not know of the details until recently.

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